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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' North, Longitude: 11° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"958.56 miwest0° 00' 16.8"0.32 minorth958.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.9"2.81 mieast0° 06' 31.0"7.48 minorth7.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 168° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.98 meters/second, 1486.7 km/hour, 923.8 miles/hour or 802.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.6"923.54 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 misouth923.50 mi
24 hours15° 08' 13.5"973.19 mieast0° 23' 54.2"27.41 minorth974.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SabhaMon 1:12 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AgadezMon 12:12 PM705 km438 miles381 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderMon 12:12 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliMon 1:12 PM1166 km724 miles629 nmNorth N
KanoMon 12:12 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaMon 12:12 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyMon 12:12 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmSouthwest SW
Valletta *Mon 1:12 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNorth N
AbujaMon 12:12 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TunisMon 12:12 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorth N
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